Daily Buzz 3.30.12

    Sneak peek: ‘Scandal’

    Olivia Pope don’t play! Kerry Washington fans are anxiously awaiting the debut of "Scandal," and ABC has just released a sneak peek of the show!

    In this clip, Olivia has tracked down a woman who claims to have slept with the president and warns her of what could happen if she doesn’t shut up.

    Friendly advice has never sounded so threatening!
     

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    Regina Hall heads to CBS for a pilot

    Regina Hall is heading to CBS, where she’ll be calling the shots. Deadline.com reports that Regina will star opposite Martin Lawrence in his pilot.

    The comedy centers on a widower who moves back home to become a cop after losing his job in construction. Regina will play a type-A, by-the-book officer who befriends the new cop, played by Martin.

    We know that Regina can do funny because while she was lining up her TV gig, she was busy getting frisky with the men of Think Like a Man.
     

     

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    Salli Richardson cast in NBC pilot

    Salli Richardson-Whitfield won’t be out of a job for long! With "Eureka" heading into its final season on SyFy (we’re weeping about that one), Salli has landed a gig on NBC.

    CinemaBlend.com reports that Salli will be joining the cast of Roseanne’s pilot, "Downwardly Mobile." She’ll be paired with Greg Cromer of "Community" as the Denbys, a couple that moves to a trailer park after falling victim to a ponzi scheme.

    While Mrs. Denby isn’t crazy about the new surroundings, Mr. Denby is focusing on how to get back on top.

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    ‘First Family’ reveals all-star cast

    Gladys Knight isn’t the only big name attached to "First Family."

    BlackThespian.com reports that Byron Allen has wrangled an all-star cast for his sitcom about a fictional Black president.

    There’s a bit of a "227" reunion as Jackée and Marla Gibbs are also on the show. John Witherspoon and Kelita Smith have also joined the cast, but it is not clear what their roles are at this time.

    Check out this cast pic!
     

     

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    Tamar Braxton talks about Kim Zolciak’s wigs

    Tamar Braxton knows about wigs, and she’s got a lot to say about what’s going with Kim Zolciak’s head.

    And apparently there’s a lost Braxton in the video below!
     

     

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    Toni Braxton drops new video

    Toni Braxton is busting a move with a broken heart in the video for "I Heart You."

    The sultry singer went for two very different images in the video. The clip below starts out light and romantically dreamy before transitioning into a club scene.

    Check out "I Heart You" below and tell us what you think.
     

     

     

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    Sneak Peek: ‘Beverly’s Full House’

    Beverly Johnson’s living a fabulous life…with lots of roommates! The supermodel has invited her daughter Anansa’s family to move in with her on the series premiere of  "Beverly’s Full House."

    Beverly’s hoping to use the time to fix some things in her relationship with Anansa.
     

     

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    Preview: ‘Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s’

    Miss Robbie’s got a lot of work to do on the season 2 premiere of "Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s."

    The singer-turned-restauranteur is prepping to open up her third location, Sweetie Pie’s—The Upper Crust. Meanwhile her family is getting ready to bring home Tim’s newborn son, T.J., after a long stay in the hospital.

    Get a taste of the return of "Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s," airing March 31 at 9 p.m. on OWN, in the video below.

     

     

     

    —Sonya Eskridge

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